Tag: Women’s Environmental Action

Weaving Struggles for Life and the Earth in Colombia

Words by Majandra Rodriguez Acha and the TierrActiva Colombia team with special input from Jorge Jimenez Castro. In 2017, TierrActiva Latin America received a $7,500 grant to organize a climate justice gathering in Machetá, Colombia as the first official activity of the network. Over three days, the group welcomed 80 youth climate leaders of various […]

61 Heroes Who Make Our World a Better Place

Every single day, grassroots environmental heroes around the world are working tirelessly on the frontlines to safeguard their land, water, and resources. From organizing a community to dismantle illegal palm oil plantations in Indonesia, to standing up to one of the world’s largest mining corporations in Peru, their work is the flame that keeps the grassroots environmental movement ignited. However, […]

How Women Light the Way in Uganda

Around the world, 700 million people live without access to something none of us can live without – water. Aveda and Global Greengrants Fund come together each April for Aveda Earth Month to protect clean water, raising money to support locally-led projects worldwide. As part of Earth Month, Aveda donates 100% of the purchase price […]

Environmental Funders Network Covers The State of Funding for Women’s Environmental Action

Today marks the release of a new mapping report by Global Greengrants Fund and Prospera International Network of Women’s Funds, titled Our Voices, Our Environment: The State of Funding for Women’s Environmental Action. This report is the first-ever benchmarking of philanthropic funding in support of women and the environment, and includes 34 interviews with funders, local women […]

Three Ways to Celebrate International Women’s Day

Today, March 8, is International Women’s Day, and the theme this year is: “Time is Now: Rural and urban activists transforming women’s lives”. This year, we’re calling for more equality and justice worldwide, supporting those who are leading movements for action. And we’re not alone. People worldwide are mobilizing for a future that is more […]